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Poster: serious the dog Date: Mar 24, 2014 3:20pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Unbroken Chain-Studio

I think it's a theremin.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theremin

This post was modified by serious the dog on 2014-03-24 22:20:34

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Mar 24, 2014 3:22pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Unbroken Chain-Studio

My pal Edison rocks the theremin like no one else...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PouLulKMLmA

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Poster: c-freedom Date: Mar 24, 2014 6:32pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Unbroken Chain-Studio

Can't get a better visual than that of a theremin in use. The gals in the audience by the taper were digging it!

Here is Jimmy.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kujH0ScAi0

This post was modified by c-freedom on 2014-03-25 01:32:34

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Poster: c-freedom Date: Mar 24, 2014 5:19pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Unbroken Chain-Studio

wow!
The sci-fi reference to the Day the Earth stood still and the Wiki Zeppelin reference. I had thought PAGE was just creating a weird feedback loop. So I have heard theremin before and just not made any connection.

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Poster: wlg3 Date: Mar 25, 2014 8:26am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Unbroken Chain-Studio

"Good Vibrations" may feature the best incorporation of a theremin in a song.

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Poster: beep* Date: Mar 25, 2014 9:44am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Unbroken Chain-Studio

Well, not exactly. It's a common misconception because it sounds quite like a theremin, but it is actually a Tannerin, which is an electronic slide instrument. The Beach Boys used it on a few songs.

http://www.tompolk.com/Tannerin/Tannerin.html

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Poster: c-freedom Date: Mar 27, 2014 5:00am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Unbroken Chain-Studio

Thanks beep*
that is pretty cool. I guess in the case of the Beach Boys 'theremin like' got taken to be theremin but as this article clearly points out this is a different instrument/sound platform namely Tannerin.

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Poster: c-freedom Date: Mar 27, 2014 5:07am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Unbroken Chain-Studio

Everything but the Theremin
Beach Boys rehearsal: vocal tracks
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8rd53WuojE

Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys (stereo mix)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVSyRNtjnpY
Playing it (Tannerin) the way Jerry would play sit down Pedal Steel.
(the 3 annoying pop-ups over video can be x-out)

This post was modified by c-freedom on 2014-03-27 12:07:43